Suzanne Somers, celebrated for her iconic roles in popular TV series like Three’s Company and Step by Step, has left us.
This sad news was confirmed in an official statement shared by her long-time publicist, R. Couri Hay, on behalf of the actress’ family. Somers passed away on a Sunday morning. She would have turned 77 the following day.
In the statement, it was revealed that Suzanne Somers peacefully passed away at her home during the early hours of October 15th. She exhibited incredible resilience by battling an aggressive form of breast cancer for over 23 years.
During her last minutes, Suzanne was encircled by her caring spouse, Alan, her child, Bruce, and her close family. Initially, her family had plans to praise her 77th birthday celebration on October sixteenth, however all things being equal, they’ll currently recognize her exceptional life.
They want to extend their heartfelt gratitude to the millions of fans and followers who held her in deep affection.
In a separate statement, Hay shared that the house where Somers spent her final moments was a realization of one of her dreams. Suzanne was known for her perpetual work, dreams, and the dynamic association of her family in her business attempts.
Her grandkids and step-youngsters were a fundamental piece of her life and business, and she stayed connected until the end.
As per Roughage, a confidential family internment will be held for this present week, with a dedication administration anticipated November.
Before her birthday, Suzanne Somers spoke to PEOPLE about her anticipation of spending the special day with her nearest and dearest.
She planned to celebrate alongside her beloved husband, Alan Hamel, their three children, Leslie, Stephen, and Bruce, as well as Bruce’s wife, Caroline, and their six wonderful grandchildren.
Alan Hamel, who had been married to Suzanne since 1977, praised his wife’s unwavering strength. He expressed his awe at her determination and commitment, even after five decades together.
In a genuine Instagram post from July, Somers unveiled that her bosom malignant growth had reemerged interestingly since her underlying determination in 2000. She shared a photograph of herself and her significant other and communicated her preparation to keep doing combating the sickness utilizing a mix of option and customary therapies.
Suzanne likewise offered her profound thanks for her better half, Alan, and her whole family for their enduring help all through her excursion.
Notwithstanding her notorious jobs as Chrissy Snow on Three’s Organization (1977-1981) and Tune Cultivate Lambert on Bit by bit (1991-1998), Suzanne Somers transformed TV by featuring as Sheriff Hildy Granger in She’s the Sheriff (1987-1989).
The actress was also renowned for her literary accomplishments, having authored over 25 books and achieving New York Times best-seller status. Beyond her acting and writing, she ventured into the health and beauty business world, most notably with the ThighMaster exercise equipment.
Suzanne Somers leaves behind her cherished “blended family,” including her husband, Alan Hamel, her son, Bruce (57), her stepchildren, Stephen and Leslie, and her six adoring grandchildren. Her legacy will forever endure in the hearts of those who admired her work and the incredible strength she demonstrated throughout her life.